Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress has decided to field Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) vice-president Mullappally Ramachandran in the Vadakara constituency for the coming Lok Sabha election.

The KPCC has recommended his name to the All India Congress Committee, which is expected to make a formal announcement.

Earlier, the party had announced that Shahida Kamal will be fielded in Kasaragod in place of Shanimol Usman, whose selection had been cleared by the Congress election committee headed by Sonia Gandhi.

The KPCC put a cap on the opposition to Ms. Kamal’s candidature.